WEEKS

  • General
    • Vessel Name : WEEKS
    • Operator : BIBLIA, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Dry Cargo Deck Barge
    • Vessel Type : Flat / Deck Barge
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
  • Location
    • City : SAVANNAH
    • STATE : GA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 335
    • Full Load Capacity : 600 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 110 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 35 Feet
    • Overall Length : 110 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 35 Feet
    • Load draft : 8 Feet
    • Light Draft : 2 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1952
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 1179800

BIBLIA, INC.

  • Area of Operation : EAST COAST, GULF AND ALL TRIBUTARIES
  • Principal Commodity : TOWING

CATHERINE JEWEL

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

JOHN PARRISH

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

MARY BENNETT

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

SARA KAITLIN

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

WILLIAM BRECKENRIDGE

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

SMS

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

News

BIMCO: All Eyes on US Gasoline; Will Demand Exceed 9.2M Bpd?

BIMCO: All Eyes on US Gasoline; Will Demand Exceed 9.2M Bpd?

“Fill her up, son; unleaded. I need a full tank of gas where I'm headed,” former Police-front man, Sting, sang back in 1999 on his solo album Brand New Day. This country-inspired song could be the anthem for what is coming around next week, as Monday. May 31  is Memorial Day in the U.S., the day that kicks off “the U.S. driving season”.

Maersk Expects Container Shipping Tailwind to Last Amid High Demand

Maersk Expects Container Shipping Tailwind to Last Amid High Demand

Denmark's Maersk said on Wednesday it expected its "exceptionally strong" performance in the first quarter to continue for the rest of the year, driven by high demand for shipping containers from China to the United States.Maersk, which handles about one in five containers shipped worldwide, said there were not enough ships available in the world to meet a surge in consumer demand

Baltic Dry Index Books Biggest Weekly Gain Since Mid-February

Baltic Dry Index Books Biggest Weekly Gain Since Mid-February

The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index climbed on Friday to post its best weekly gain since mid-February thanks to higher demand for capesize vessels.The Baltic dry index, which tracks rates for capesize, panamax and supramax vessels ferrying dry bulk commodities, rose 38 points, or 1.4%, to 2,788, its highest since September 2010.The main index firmed 16.

Capesize Surge Lifts Baltic Dry Index Above 10-year Peak

Capesize Surge Lifts Baltic Dry Index Above 10-year Peak

The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index surged to its highest in over a decade on Wednesday, powered by a jump in the larger capesize vessel segment on increasing iron ore shipments from Brazil.The Baltic dry index, which tracks rates for capesize, panamax and supramax vessel ferrying dry bulk commodities, jumped 238 points, or 9.6%, to 2,710, its highest since October 2010.

Ever Given Held in Egypt as Compensation Talks Continue

Ever Given Held in Egypt as Compensation Talks Continue

A ship that blocked the Suez Canal for almost a week in March has not been given clearance to leave the waterway as discussions continue over a compensation claim made to the vessel’s owner Shoei Kisen, an official from the Japanese company said on Tuesday.The Ever Given has been in a lake separating two sections of the canal since it was dislodged on March 29

Global Supply Lines Struggle to Clear Container Backlog After Suez Chaos

Global Supply Lines Struggle to Clear Container Backlog After Suez Chaos

A backlog of container ships carrying consumer goods has grown in some key strategic ports after a near week-long blockage in the Suez Canal, adding to ongoing disruptions to global trade, industry sources say.Dozens of container ships were stuck when the 400-metre-long (430-yard) Ever Given ran aground in the canal on March 23, with specialist rescue teams taking almost a week to free the vessel.

The Ever Given is on the Move; the Suez Canal Reopens

The Ever Given is on the Move; the Suez Canal Reopens

A largescale salvage operation has freed one of the world's biggest containerships from blocking global trade through the Suez Canal, services firm Boskalis said Monday, enabling the resumed flow of maritime commerce through one of the world’s most important shipping arteries.At high tide on Monday, a team of tugboats was able to dislodge the 20

Race to Dislodge Suez Blockage as Shipping Rates Surge, Vessels Divert Away

Race to Dislodge Suez Blockage as Shipping Rates Surge, Vessels Divert Away

The Suez Canal stepped up efforts on Friday to free a giant container ship blocking the vital trade waterway that has sent shipping rates for oil product tankers soaring and disrupted the global supply chains for everything from grains to baby clothes.Shipping rates for oil product tankers have nearly doubled after the 400 meter long Ever Given, almost as long as the Empire State Building is high

More than 1,600 Cattle on Spanish Livestock Carrier to Be Killed

More than 1,600 Cattle on Spanish Livestock Carrier to Be Killed

Spain on Monday ordered the slaughter of 1,610 cattle which have been stuck aboard the Elbeik livestock ship since December, just weeks after hundreds of cattle on another vessel met a similar fate.The agriculture ministry said the animals were unfit for further travel and could not be re-imported into the European Union, meaning they must be isolated and killed in the coming days.

Capesize and Panamax Bulker Rates Are Soaring

Capesize and Panamax Bulker Rates Are Soaring

The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index rose to its highest in over three weeks on Wednesday as demand for capesizes rebounded and rates for the panamax vessel segment scaled ten-year highs.The Baltic dry index, which tracks rates for capesize, panamax and supramax vessels ferrying dry bulk commodities, surged 261 points, or 17.5%, to 1,756, recording its fifth straight session of gains.

Swiss Passenger Vessel Serving as Vaccine 'Shot Ship' for Lakeside Towns

Swiss Passenger Vessel Serving as Vaccine 'Shot Ship' for Lakeside Towns

An 89-year-old passenger ship, out of commission due to the coronavirus pandemic, was repurposed on Tuesday as a COVID-19 vaccination center for thousands of residents from cities on Lake Constance.The 500-passenger MS Thurgau normally carries tourists and commuters between German and Swiss cities on Europe’s third-largest lake.

Australia Evacuates Crew from Coronavirus-hit Livestock Carrier

Australia Evacuates Crew from Coronavirus-hit Livestock Carrier

Australian officials were evacuating workers from a Kuwaiti-flagged livestock ship docked off the country’s west coast on Tuesday after at least half the 52 crew tested positive for COVID-19.The cluster of cases is the fourth outbreak detected onboard a ship arriving at a Western Australia port over the last month, in a state that has otherwise been free of the coronavirus for weeks.